Plastic, male infertility and what to do about it

I read this powerful article the other week on dropping sperm counts, and needless to say, it’s both shocking and sobering. Please go read it!  Essentially, average sperm counts in men have halved in approximately the last 40 years, as shown by rigorous systematic reviews.  Unless something is done to halt the decline, human men … More Plastic, male infertility and what to do about it

Why I measured my blood glucose continuously for 2 weeks, and why you should, too.

I’ve been meaning to write this blogpost for almost two months, and it’s finally here! So, in mid June I wore the above cyborg-like gadget on my upper arm for two weeks. No, I haven’t quite become *that* kind of biohacker, starting the possibly inevitable merge of human flesh with technology. Instead, I was measuring … More Why I measured my blood glucose continuously for 2 weeks, and why you should, too.

Thoughts on medicine, healthcare and paving the way to wellness.

The other day I listened to the umpteenth podcast with Chris Kresser, who has recently published the book “Unconventional medicine“, on how the modern western medical system is broken and how he thinks we can improve everyone’s health with a more holistic model. I’m about to order the book, which is of particular interest to … More Thoughts on medicine, healthcare and paving the way to wellness.

Antioxidants after a workout – Yay or nay?

Should you take antioxidants after a workout? This is something I thought I should write about after seeing an advert for a post workout  protein powder with turmeric extract. While antioxidant supplements such as turmeric are extremely beneficial in most circumstances, I have always accepted that taking them after a workout is bad, because the … More Antioxidants after a workout – Yay or nay?